Wooden wheels !!! Home › Forum › Bike Forum › Wooden wheels !!! Viewing 11 posts - 1 through 11 (of 11 total) Wooden wheels !!! taxi25Member Track is a bit of a mystery to me. Even so these came as a suprise. Why wood not alloy or steel by the 60’s http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/200688705269?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 Posted 6 years ago epicycloSubscriber Ghisallo rims Posted 6 years ago skywalkerMember £750! Jog on! Posted 6 years ago TandemJeremyMember Strong .light . resilient. flexible Posted 6 years ago ElfinsafetyMember When I was at the Bike Show last year, I seen some wooden handlebars, looked quite nice actually. No it’s true look so shut up! Ooh look pretty: Posted 6 years ago paulosoxoSubscriber Conversely. My walking stick is carbon fibre. Posted 6 years ago jockhaggisMember I used to have a wooden car. It had wooden wheels, wooden bodywork and a wooden engine. When I first bought it I jumped in and tried to start it up, unfortunately it wooden go. 😕 Posted 6 years ago toys19Member Wouldn’t it, wouldn’t it, wouldn’t it be funny if a lady had a wouldn’t it. Posted 6 years ago epicycloSubscriber taxi25 – Member …Why wood not alloy or steel by the 60’s We still regarded alloy as being a slightly stronger cheese in those days. I wouldn’t use alloy – all my rims were stainless steel. There were a few bamboo rims around too. I remember a set where the spokes looked like they were made of piano wire. Posted 6 years ago bkmadMember My dad has told me that back in the day some track racing was on grass tracks and the wooden rims had a bit more give over the rough grass. Posted 6 years ago bencooperMember This wooden seatpost was on a bike at a German show a few years ago: Wooden aero seatpost by Ben Cooper, on Flickr Posted 6 years ago Viewing 11 posts - 1 through 11 (of 11 total) The topic ‘Wooden wheels !!!’ is closed to new replies.